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  • Publisher : Bedford/st Martins
  • Release : 01 January 2001
  • ISBN : 0312247656
  • Page : 233 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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A brief yet comprehensive introduction to the study of history, A Student's Guide to History discusses the discipline, reviews basic study, research, and writing skills, and describes the most common kinds of history assignments. Class tested and having seven editions, this text is a useful reference for any student of history, major and non-major alike, in both introductory and advanced courses.

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A Student's Guide to History

A Student's Guide to History
  • Author : Jules R. Benjamin
  • Publisher : Bedford/st Martins
  • Release Date : 2001-01-01
  • ISBN : 0312247656
DOWNLOAD BOOKA Student's Guide to History

A brief yet comprehensive introduction to the study of history, A Student's Guide to History discusses the discipline, reviews basic study, research, and writing skills, and describes the most common kinds of history assignments. Class tested and having seven editions, this text is a useful reference for any student of history, major and non-major alike, in both introductory and advanced courses.

A Student's Guide to History

A Student's Guide to History
  • Author : Jules R. Benjamin
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1979
  • ISBN : UOM:39015026985716
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Whether you are taking your first college-level history course or are majoring in history, this best-selling guide provides tools that will help you to improve your performance: Guidelines for tackling common history assignments, with practical examples and concise explanations. Step-by-step advice on coming up with an effective thesis or argument for your paper. Comprehensive coverage of conducting research, with an emphasis on using the Internet to locate reliable sources. An appendix that highlights the most helpful print and digital resources

History and Economic Life

History and Economic Life
  • Author : Georg Christ,Philipp R. Rössner
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-03-18
  • ISBN : 9780429015441
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History and Economic Life offers students a wide-ranging introduction to both quantitative and qualitative approaches to interpreting economic history sources from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Having identified an ever-widening gap between the use of qualitative sources by cultural historians and quantitative sources by economic historians, the book aims to bridge the divide by making economic history sources more accessible to students and the wider public, and highlighting the need for a complementary rather than exclusive approach. Divided

A Student's Guide to the Study of History

A Student's Guide to the Study of History
  • Author : John Lukacs
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781497645165
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A thoughtful look at the value of learning from the past: “Nobody has done more than John Lukacs to turn the short history book into an art form” (Antony Beevor, Toronto Globe & Mail). To study history is to learn about oneself. And to fail to grasp the importance of the past—to remain ignorant of the deeds and writing of previous generations—is to bind oneself by the passions and prejudices of the age into which one is born. John

The History of English

The History of English
  • Author : Ishtla Singh,
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-09-05
  • ISBN : 9781134644568
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The History of English provides an accessible introduction to the changes that English has undergone from its Indo-European beginnings to the present day. The text looks at the major periods in the history of English, and provides for each a socio-historical context, an overview of the relevant major linguistic changes, and also focuses on an area of current research interest, either in sociolinguistics or in literary studies. Exercises and activities that allow the reader to get 'hands-on' with different stages

A Student's Guide to Music History

A Student's Guide to Music History
  • Author : R.J. Stove
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-07-29
  • ISBN : 9781497645080
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“Delightfully sophisticated . . . the only music history that can be savored, muscatel in hand, in the green shade of a beach umbrella” (John Simon, The Hudson Review). R. J. Stove’s A Student’s Guide to Music History is a concise account, written for the intelligent lay reader, of classical music’s development from the early Middle Ages onwards. Beginning with a discussion of Hildegard von Bingen, a twelfth-century German nun and composer, and the origins of plainchant, Stove’s narrative

Philosophy of History

Philosophy of History
  • Author : M.C. Lemon
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-08-29
  • ISBN : 9781134717460
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Philosophy of History is an essential introduction to a vast body of writing about history, from classical Greece and Rome to the modern world. M.C. Lemon maps out key debates and central concepts of philosophy of history, placing principal thinkers in the context of their times and schools of thought. Lemon explains the crucial differences between speculative philosophy as an enquiry into the content of history, and analytic philosophy of history as relating to the methods of history. The

Reading Russian Sources

Reading Russian Sources
  • Author : George Gilbert
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • ISBN : 9781351184151
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Reading Russian Sources is an accessible and comprehensive guide that introduces students to the wide range of sources that can be used to engage with Russian history from the early medieval to the late Soviet periods. Divided into two parts, the book begins by considering approaches that can be taken towards the study of Russian history using primary sources. It then moves on to assess both textual and visual sources, including memoirs, autobiographies, journals, newspapers, art, maps, film and TV,

History

History
  • Author : Nathan A. Finn
  • Publisher : Crossway
  • Release Date : 2016-01-31
  • ISBN : 9781433537660
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A robust understanding of the past has the power to shape our perspective on the present and plans for the future. In this introduction to the study of history, a historian helps students grasp what it means to examine and explore history from a distinctly Christian perspective. In addition to opening students’ eyes to the riches of the past, this readable guidebook models an approach to history that embraces the fundamental beliefs and convictions that make up the Christian worldview.

Writing History

Writing History
  • Author : William Kelleher Storey,Towser Jones
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007-08-14
  • ISBN : 0195427351
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Writing History offers a wealth of advice to help students research and write assignments for history classes. Designed for Canadian students in all areas of the discipline, this book includes up-to-date information and examples from the works of cultural, political, and social historians on finding a research topic, interpreting source materials, performing internet searches, avoiding plagiarism, and more. With an expanded section on using online resources and a new chapter on writing assignments, including research proposals, book reviews, and essay

History Beyond the Text

History Beyond the Text
  • Author : Sarah Barber,Corinna Peniston-Bird
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781135688714
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Historians are increasingly looking beyond the traditional, and turning to visual, oral, aural, and virtual sources to inform their work. The challenges these sources pose require new skills of interpretation and require historians to consider alternative theoretical and practical approaches. In order to help historians successfully move beyond traditional text, Sarah Barber and Corinna Peniston-Bird bring together chapters from historical specialists in the fields of fine art, photography, film, oral history, architecture, virtual sources, music, cartoons, landscape and material culture

Reading the Historical Books

Reading the Historical Books
  • Author : Patricia Dutcher-Walls
  • Publisher : Baker Academic
  • Release Date : 2014-03-18
  • ISBN : 9781441244789
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Biblical history can be some of the most difficult material for beginning students to grasp. The conventions of contemporary history writing are quite different from those of ancient Israelite writers. Here a master teacher offers basic orientation to the genre and conventions of the Old Testament historical books, helping students become careful and attentive readers. Written in an accessible style with many ancient and contemporary examples, this book introduces students to some of the phenomena they will encounter in the

History and Material Culture

History and Material Culture
  • Author : Karen Harvey
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781135690953
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Sources are the raw material of history, but where the written word has traditionally been seen as the principal source, today historians are increasingly recognizing the value of sources beyond text. In History and Material Culture, Karen Harvey embarks upon a discussion about material culture – considering objects, often those found surrounding us in day to day life, as sources, which can help historians develop new interpretations and new knowledge about the past. Across ten chapters, different historians look at a

The Historian's Toolbox

The Historian's Toolbox
  • Author : Robert C. Williams
  • Publisher : M.E. Sharpe
  • Release Date : 2011-12-21
  • ISBN : 9780765633286
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Written in an engaging and entertaining style, this widely-used how-to guide introduces readers to the theory, craft, and methods of history and provides a series of tools to help them research and understand the past. Part I is a stimulating, philosophical introduction to the key elements of history--evidence, narrative, and judgment--that explores how the study and concepts of history have evolved over the centuries. Part II guides readers through the workshop of history. Unlocking the historian's toolbox, the chapters here

A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible

A Student's Guide to Textual Criticism of the Bible
  • Author : Paul D. Wegner
  • Publisher : InterVarsity Press
  • Release Date : 2006-03-09
  • ISBN : 0830827315
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In plain language and with ample illustration, Paul D. Wegner presents an overview of the history and methods, aims and results of textual criticism of the whole Bible--the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. You will gain an appreciation for the vast work that has been accomplished in preserving the text of Scripture and find a renewed confidence in its reliability.